Berlin based Lightburst Pictures was founded in 2015. The company is run by Ufuk Genç, founder and managing director of well established post production house Cine Chromatix, that has already been largely producing and co-producing in the past years.
Besides developing and producing local German films, Lightburst Pictures acts as minority partner in international co-production. Compelling ideas, outstanding talent and promising artistic and/or commercial impact are key in our project selection.
The portfolio ranges from international art house films, such as Turkish-German co-production IVY which premiered in competition at the 2015 Sundance FIlm Festival, Spanish-German co-production LA NOVIA, which earned 12 nominations at Goya Award 2016, to mainstream cinema like privately financed martial arts comedy PLAN B, which premiered at the Sitges festival of Catalonia in October 2016 and is distributed by 20th Century Fox.
In fall of 2019 Lightburst Pictures was yet again expanded when Producer Erhan Emre became a new partner. By acquiring the world rights of the series CREWS & GANGS from Neço Çelik and going into the development of the second season of it, Lightburst Pictures is now also successfully established in the field of series development and production.